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, not require surgery. our dr. jennifer ashton will explain why the new procedures could make something like liposuction, for instance, obsolete. >> do crunches, i think. >> i think so. >>> first dramatic and emotional testimony in a connecticut courtroom as a doctor described how his wife and two daughters were murdered. cbs news correspondent betty nguyen is at the courthouse in new haven, connecticut with this story. betty, good morning. >> the prosecution's key witness, the lone survivor of the brutal crime, took the stand yesterday and in front of a captivated courtroom, he described what happened. it's the moment the community has waited more than three years to hear. the doctor william petit took the stand tuesday to testify against the man accused of killing his wife and daughters. petit told a hushed courtroom how two men force the their way into his home and tortured his wife, jennifer, and their daughters, hail yedz, 17 and mckay la, 11. a horrific ordeal describing bei being waken with a baseball bat and describing what they said. petit also told a jury how he was tied to a post
images of jennifer hawk pettitte alive. this newly-released video ticks off the final moments of a horrific crime. pettitte withdraws $15,000, nervously explaining that she and her family being held hostage and the money is a ransom. the manager called 911. >> we have a lady in the bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. she is petrie if ied. all right pettitte got the money and left the bank at 9:22. >> they told us they wouldn't hurt anybody if she got back there with the money. she believes them. >> reporter: at 9:26, police in unmarked cars to the pettitte house. officers are told to block off the street. almost 30 minutes later, 9:54, a badly injured william pettitte escapes to a neighbor's house and a second 911 call is made. >> i got bill pettitte here who's hurt, my neighbor. >> he's at your house? >> yes. he is right here. >> reporter: the suspects allegedly set the house on fire and attempt to flee in the pettitte's car. police tried to block the driveway causing the two vehicles to collide. the officers approached the car
be a reason why men and women are so different. and our dr. jennifer ashton will be along to explain. >> sorry. >>> also coming up -- he is closing in on 80 years of age, but william shatner has just become captain of a new enterprise. >> clever. >> very funny. i didn't write it but i'll take credit for it. a funny sitcom called "bleep my dad says" and he'll tell us all about that in a bit. >>> 8:01. time to take you back inside to erica hill at the newsdesk. >> good morning everyone at home. a new book by bob woodward painting a serious series of conflict in the obama white house. all over strategy for the war in afghanistan. according to the "washington post," the book "obama's wars" the president has a plan for how we're going to hand it off and get out of afghanistan. he never got one. finally decided on a short-term escalation involving 30,000 american troops saying, i'm not doing ten year, long-term nation building. i am not sending $1 trillion. >>> and court resumes in connecticut in the brutal triple murder case. betty nguyen has been covering it and joins us from new haven with the la
the intruders took jennifer to a bank and forced her to withdraw thousands from her account. a bank teller called police but by the time they arrived, the two children and mother were dead. house burned to the ground. they tried to escape but crashed into a barricade. william petit, who barely made it alive, suffered severe injuries. at a memorial service days later, he spoke about the tragedy. >> i guess if there's anything to be gained from the senseless deaths of my beautiful family, it's for us to all go forward. >> reporter: over the last three years he has launched a craw sad to have both men convicted and executed for their crimes. fighting proposed bills to ban the death penalty in connecticut. dr. petit, the survivor, made his plea very public and the governor reportedly decided not to sign the bill because of this case. >> reporter: this this morning, charged with capital murder, kidnapping, sexual assault, burglary and arson, 47-year-old steven hayes will finally face justice. both accused killers will be tried separately and dr. petit is expected to testify against both of them
were revealing and sgushing. the latest testimony about the murder of jennifer, michaela and hayly petit paints the picture of a simply robbery having gone one. wednesday a detective gave a gripping account by defendant steven hayes who recounts how things, quote, got quickly out of control. >> this is very powerful testimony because these are the words of the defendant himself as to the savagery that these two imposed on this family. >> reporter: hayes told police his accomplice joshua komisarjevsky entered the petit home through an unlocked door and beat william petit with a baseball bat. petit, the only survivor spoke outside court. >> this is a painful day for the hawke and petit families and i think everybody saw that. >> reporter: the explanation of the rapes that was most chilling. hayes says he escorted jennifer hawke-petit to the bank where she withdrew $15 nouz and when they returned ckomisarjevsky ha already assaulted michaela. the mother was later strangled to death. >> hayes is trying to point to his co-defendant saying he was the bad guy, the worst one. >> reporter: j
dr. jennifer hartstein she's a child and adolescent psychologist. >> good morning. >> 400% increase in the last 10 years. why do you think it's been so dramatic? >> it's an incredibly huge increase. i think there's ease of use. >> easy access like the girl said. >> it's in your house, your medicine cabinet. you don't have to seek it out. you can hide it more. the signs aren't there, so the parents can know what you're doing. >> what's also scary, kids are younger and younger. kids as young as 12 years old doing that. >> 12 and older. >> if your kid smokes you can smell the smoke. if your kid drinks you can see they are drunk. if they abuse prescription drugs, how can you tell? >> it's harder. talking about feeling hot, maybe they are nauseous eyes are red, nose running, lethargic, trouble in school. some of the signs are the same. it's much harder to look for. you have to look in your cabinets and see what's going on. >> not just cabinets. aren't there other hot spots. >> medicine cabinet. kitchen, households appliances. garages, they are using inhalan
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of hollywoodlife.com and our medical corner dr. jennifer act shonn. bonnie, you, of course, covered the premiere. what were the reviews that you got from your reporter about michael douglas? >> he looked fantastic. i saw the pictures myself. he looked robust. he was strong. he didn't look in any way sick. the only thing is, he didn't talk much. he was protecting his voice. >> because, as we know, you know, they can lose their voice from all of the treatment, doctor, right? >> absolutely. it can affect your voice. it can cause hoarseness but the important thing is impact on his nutritional status because with any treatment radiation to the throat it not only kills cancer but it kills or damages the healthy tissue around there also. being able to swallow, being able to eat, being able to drink will all be impaired, and his nutrition will suffer, as anyone knows fighting a chronic illness you need good nutrition. that's going to be his major struggle. >> amazing that he turned out for this, considering what he's going through. >> he looked determined. he had said he wanted to walk the carpet. he's
of soda every day can tack on as much as 15 pounds in one year. our dr. jennifer ashton will be along with the results of a new study on which beverages are best and worse for your children. >>> every father's warning to his daughter's boyfriend, don't even think about it. well, one father in california may have taken that warning too farp. he's a police officer. he pretended to arrest a teen-aged boy who he believed had gone too far with his step-daughter and then decided to take action. we'll have that story, too. >> first, at 7:30, the latest on amanda knox currently serving 26 years in an italian prison for murdering her roommate. but this week, she'll be back in court fighting off the possibility of even more jail time on a different charge. we'll speak with her mother exclusively about this in just a moment. her mother, edda mellas, also faces jail time for the same charge but first our national correspondent jeff glor is here with the details. jeff, good morning. >> good morning to you. ten months after convicted of murder 23-year-old seattle native amanda knox will face an ita
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